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Urban Advantage participants receive vouchers for admission to our institutions. Click on the button below that applies to you to learn more about reserving tickets. Check www.uanyc.science/vouchers confirm ticket availability for the date you'd like to visit.

Student +3

Thank you for your interest in visiting! Vouchers are valid for school holidays and weekends. To reserve a timed entry admission, call AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200. You will need to provide your Redeem Code (Voucher ID) during this call. To cancel, call (212) 769-5200 by 5 pm the day prior to your visit. Vouchers are valid for general admission and choice of one of the following: Special Exhibit, IMAX, Space Show, Butterfly Vivarium, or Invisible Worlds. Advanced registration is required. Parking is not included. Vouchers are in limited supply. If vouchers are restricted, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut residents (with ID) can “pay as you wish” for General Admission.


Guidelines

  1. This voucher can only be used by students taught by UA-participating science teachers.

  2. Student +3 vouchers expire June 30th.

  3. All UA institutions, except for Queens Botanical Garden and New York Botanical Garden (Bronx), require advance timed-entry reservations. Please see instructions listed under each institution to reserve your timed entry tickets.

  4. UA institutions require that you show your timed entry tickets; please keep any emails with admission information.

  5. Each voucher admits 4 people.

  6. Voucher does not include parking, except at the Staten Island Zoo.

Teacher

Thank you for your interest in visiting! Vouchers are valid anytime. To reserve a timed entry admission, call AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200. You will need to provide your Redeem Code (Voucher ID) during this call. To cancel, call (212) 769-5200 by 5 pm the day prior to your visit. Vouchers are valid for general admission and choice of one of the following: Special Exhibit, IMAX, Space Show, Butterfly Vivarium, or Invisible Worlds. Advanced registration is required. Parking is not included. Vouchers are in limited supply. If vouchers are restricted, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut residents (with ID) can pay as you wish for General Admission.



Guidelines

  • This voucher is for planning class and school community trips by UA-participating Teachers/Parent Coordinators/Administrators.

  • Teacher/Parent Coordinator/Administrator Vouchers expire on June 30th.

  • All UA institutions, except for Queens Botanical Garden and New York Botanical Garden (Bronx), require advance timed-entry reservations. Please see instructions listed under each institution to reserve your timed entry tickets.

  • UA institutions require that you show your timed entry tickets; please keep any emails with admission information.

  • Each voucher admits 4 people.

  • Voucher does not include parking, except at the Staten Island Zoo.

Class Trips

Thank you for your interest in visiting! Vouchers are valid for school days. 

To reserve a timed entry admission, call AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200; advanced registration is required and is allowed up to two months in advance. To ensure availability, you must plan your field trip at least 5 weeks in advance. 

Valid for general admission and choice of one of the following: IMAX, Space Show, or Invisible Worlds. If you do not plan to see the IMAX, Space Show, or Invisible Worlds, you do not need to use your voucher. Vouchers are in limited supply. NYC School Groups receive free general admission on weekday visits and can add the Butterfly Vivarium, or The Secret World of Elephants special exhibit, to their visit. 

If you will be using your voucher, you will need to provide your Redeem Code (Voucher ID) during this call. Groups visiting with Class Trip Vouchers must check in with a museum representative at either (1) the school reception area, or (2) 81st Street ticketing desks.  Parking is not included. To cancel, call (212) 769-5200 by 5 pm the day prior to your visit. 



Guidelines

  • Class Trip vouchers are for UA-participating science teachers to bring only the students they teach on up to two trips per school year.

  • Class trip vouchers expire on May 31st.

  • UA school groups can visit UA institutions and book online (virtual) class programs.

  • Class Trip Redeem Codes (Voucher ID) must be presented at the time you book your reservation.

  • Each voucher admits 40 people.



To book a yellow bus, use this link: https://www.opt-osfns.org/opt/schools/field_trips/ftriplogin.aspx

Parent Coordinator

Thank you for your interest in visiting! Vouchers are valid anytime. To reserve a timed entry admission, call AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200. You will need to provide your Redeem Code (Voucher ID) during this call. To cancel, call (212) 769-5200 by 5 pm the day prior to your visit. Vouchers are valid for general admission and choice of one of the following: Special Exhibit, IMAX, Space Show, Butterfly Vivarium, or Invisible Worlds. Advanced registration is required. Parking is not included. Vouchers are in limited supply. If vouchers are restricted, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut residents (with ID) can pay as you wish for General Admission.



Guidelines

  • This voucher is for planning class and school community trips by UA-participating Teachers/Parent Coordinators/Administrators.

  • Teacher/Parent Coordinator/Administrator Vouchers expire on June 30th.

  • All UA institutions, except for Queens Botanical Garden and New York Botanical Garden (Bronx), require advance timed-entry reservations. Please see instructions listed under each institution to reserve your timed entry tickets.

  • UA institutions require that you show your timed entry tickets; please keep any emails with admission information.

  • Each voucher admits 4 people.

  • Voucher does not include parking, except at the Staten Island Zoo.

School Community

Thank you for your interest in visiting! Vouchers are valid for school holidays and weekends. To reserve a timed entry admission, call AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200; registration is allowed two months at a time. You will need to provide your Redeem Code (Voucher ID) during this call. To cancel, call (212) 769-5200 by 5 pm the day prior to your visit. Groups visiting with ‘Class Trip’ and ‘School Community Trip’ Vouchers must check in with a museum representative at either (1) the school reception area, or (2) 81st Street ticketing desks. Vouchers are valid for general admission and choice of one of the following: Special Exhibit, IMAX, Space Show, Butterfly Vivarium, or Invisible Worlds. Advanced registration is required. Parking is not included. Vouchers are in limited supply. If vouchers are restricted, NYC School and Camp Groups receive free general admission on weekday visits only. To ensure availability, you must plan your field trip at least 5 weeks in advance.



Guidelines

  • School Community trip vouchers are for Parent Coordinators to host the families and students taught by UA-participating teachers on up to two trips per school year.

  • School Community trip vouchers expire on June 30th.

  • UA school groups can visit UA institutions and book online (virtual) class programs.

  • School Community Trip Redeem Codes (Voucher ID) must be presented at the time you book your reservation.

  • Each voucher admits 40 people.



To request a bus, complete the bus request form on the portal (https://myua.amnh.org)

Administrator

Thank you for your interest in visiting! Vouchers are valid anytime. To reserve a timed entry admission, call AMNH Central Reservations at (212) 769-5200. You will need to provide your Redeem Code (Voucher ID) during this call. To cancel, call (212) 769-5200 by 5 pm the day prior to your visit. Vouchers are valid for general admission and choice of one of the following: Special Exhibit, IMAX, Space Show, Butterfly Vivarium, or Invisible Worlds. Advanced registration is required. Parking is not included. Vouchers are in limited supply. If vouchers are restricted, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut residents (with ID) can pay as you wish for General Admission.



Guidelines

  • This voucher is for planning class and school community trips by UA-participating Teachers/Parent Coordinators/Administrators.

  • Teacher/Parent Coordinator/Administrator Vouchers expire on June 30th.

  • All UA institutions, except for Queens Botanical Garden and New York Botanical Garden (Bronx), require advance timed-entry reservations. Please see instructions listed under each institution to reserve your timed entry tickets.

  • UA institutions require that you show your timed entry tickets; please keep any emails with admission information.

  • Each voucher admits 4 people.

  • Voucher does not include parking, except at the Staten Island Zoo.

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The student must be present to redeem a "Student +3" voucher, and cannot be during school hours. Only students at UA schools will receive vouchers.
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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world’s cultures.

The “Student + 3” vouchers provide Urban Advantage students and their families access to exhibits that engage science learning outside of the classroom. AMNH’s permanent halls cover topics such as biodiversity and the environment, birds, reptiles and amphibians, Earth and planetary sciences, fossils, mammals, human origins, and human cultures.

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At the museum Student +3 vouchers are valid for general admission plus one special exhibit, IMAX, or Space Show for one student and up to 3 other persons. Parking is not included.

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